Why We Want You to be Rich: Two Men, One Message

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Plata Publishing, Jan 7, 2014 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
The authors believe the middle class in America will continue to shrink - pushing most middle-class Americans into the ranks of the poor. This book inspires us to take control of their lives and take charge of the one thing we have total control over: ourselves. Donald Trump, he is the chairman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts. Trump's career, branding efforts, personal life, wealth, and outspoken manner have made him famous. He is a candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in the upcoming 2016 election. Robert Kiyosaki is an American businessman, investor, self-help author, educator, motivational speaker, financial literacy activist, financial commentator, and radio personality.

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User Review  - j.napier - LibraryThing

Two fantastic people, two fantastically rich people, have come together and made a book at value to anyone wanting to be rich. The word 'why' in the title suggests it is a book on philosophy which I ... Read full review

Nice Overview of the great money making concepts

User Review  - seveboy - Borders

I received this book as a gift, and what a true gift of wealth it is. Robert takes all of his concepts and puts them together in a cohesive way. He highlights all of the key money making ideas of his ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Donald John Trump was born in Queens, New York on June 14, 1946. He received a degree in economics from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating college in 1968, he joined the family real estate development business. In 1971, he was given control of the company and renamed it The Trump Organization. He is also the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts. He is the author of many business-related books including The Art of the Deal. He was the executive producer and host of the NBC reality show The Apprentice. On June 16, 2015, he formally announced his candidacy for president in the 2016 election, seeking the nomination of the Republican Party. He won the Republican nomination and went on to win the Presidency in November 2016.

Robert Kiyosaki was born and raised in Hawaii, and is a fourth-generation Japanese-American. He attended college in New York, and after graduating, joined the Marine Corps and served in Vietnam as an officer and helicopter gunship pilot. After the war, Robert worked for the Xerox Corporation as a salesman. In 1977, he started a company that brought the first nylon Velcro 'surfer wallets' to market. In 1985 he founded an international education company that taught business and investing to students throughout the world. In 1994 Robert sold his business and retired at the age of 47. During this somewhat short-lived retirement, Robert, collaborating with co-author Sharon Lechter, a C.P.A. and his business partner, wrote the bestselling book "Rich Dad, Poor Dad".

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